The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had SQL Server Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 123 112 101
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 8 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.46% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Median daily rate £295 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £455 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
SQL Server Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2600 2413 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.58% 94.44% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1328 1226
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 117 183
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 3 £295 -20.00%
Staffordshire -8 2 £375 +19.04%
Warwickshire - 2 £256 -
Coventry -12 1 £410 -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, SQL Server Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (84.00%) SQL
3 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (68.00%) .NET
4 17 (68.00%) C#
5 15 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 15 (60.00%) Visual Studio
6 14 (56.00%) Oracle
7 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (20.00%) ETL
11 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (12.00%) Replication
12 3 (12.00%) Web Services
12 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
12 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
13 2 (8.00%) MVC
13 2 (8.00%) XAML
13 2 (8.00%) SAML
13 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (8.00%) SOAP
13 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (8.00%) OAuth
4 2 (8.00%) RESTful
4 2 (8.00%) SAML
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) WCF
4 2 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) XSD
4 2 (8.00%) XSLT
5 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ETL
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) API Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (8.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (8.00%) High Availability
3 2 (8.00%) MVC
3 2 (8.00%) Service Design
3 2 (8.00%) Validation
4 1 (4.00%) B2B
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Database Security
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 17 (68.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.00%) XAML
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) RedGate